First, if it is something like a loose gas cap, just tighten it and it will reset itself in the next 100 miles or so. If it is something else, like a leaky gas cap it will never reset. But to reset the OnBoardDiagnostic (OBD)Computer... Go to eBay and search "obdII" and buy one, they run about $50.00 including shipping. There are two types, ISO for Chrysler and some Japanese, and the other one for all the others like Ford and GM. There are several that are both, that is the kind you want. Be sure to email the eBay seller and ask if it is used with your year and model. (1996 was a changeover year for OBDII technology, so this advice may not apply to everybody--but the dealer service guy can tell you over the phone--ask him if it is OBDII compliant.) When you get it, you just plug it in and let it cycle 4 or 5 times and it resets everything. You then have to drive your car for 50 to 100 miles for the onboard computer to test everything, and in the meantime your car will fail smog checks because it has no history in the computer and the smog test procedure demands a history even if there is no pollution. Cut and Paste http://search.ebay.com/OBDII for a list of them for sale on eBay. Most units come with a list of generic fault codes so you can tell what the problem is, this could be very helpful.
Repair the problem and it will typically reset itself after 3 starting cycles.
Most any code reader that plugs into diagnostic port can reset
stop by local parts store they should have a little ob sensor that would reset it
disconnect neg and pos of battery for 1 minute
You can try disconnecting the negative battery cable for 5 minutes. That may reset the light. If not you will need an OBD2 scan tool to reset it.
you need access to an OBDII scan tool in order to reset the check engine light on any vehicle 1996 or newer. autozone or advanced auto usually provide this service for free
The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the cause of the fault.The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the cause of the fault.
Try disconnecting the battery for 1 hour. This should reset the check engine light on this vehicle as it is OBD1.
You reset the check engine light with a scan tool after repairing the failure.
The check engine light has to be reset with a OBD scan tool
how do i reset the check engine light on a 1999 acura 3.2tl
on most vehicles if you disconnect the battery cables it will reset the check engine light
hoe do you reset the check engine light in a 1995 land rover
The check engine light comes on in a car when there is a problem with the engine. It will go off or be reset when the problem is fixed.
You need a scan tool to properly reset the check engine light.
How do you reset check engine light for the 2009 Chevy trail blazer?
There is no reset button for the check engine light. It must be reset with an OBD scan tool.
The check engine light can be reset two ways. 1) If the problem resolves itself, the check engine light will reset itself after a certain amount of cold starts of the car on the on board computer system. 2) You need an OBD reader that has the reset check engine light capability.
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The check engine light has nothing to do with an oil change. The check engine light is reset with a scan tool after repairing the failure that caused it.
Reset the Check Engine Light by disconnecting the battery for about 10 minutes.
It is important to make sure the check engine light is not on when having a car inspected. A person can reset the check engine light by clearing the codes that are causing the light to go on.
To reset the check engine light on a 1998 Honda Civic located the blue 15 amp fuse in the engine bay fuse box. The fuse is labeled ECU, and will reset the check engine light when removed.
check engine light reset on a 1999 acura cl 3.0.. Just replaced the egr valve. Thx